County, Borough and Township Break Ground on Collaborative Traffic Improvement Project

July 19, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Members of the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, along with representatives from the state, and towns of South Plainfield and Edison, joined together July 19, shovels in hand, to officially break ground on a long-awaited traffic improvement project in the area in and around Oak Tree Road and Woodland Avenue.

“Most public projects just ...

Managers Bring Personal and Professional Experience to South Plainfield Pool

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Growing up in South Plainfield, spending time at the community pool is as much a right of summer passage as a trip down the shore and ice cream on a hot day. Each year, the local swimming hole welcomes residents of all ages, serving as a hangout, a competition venue, and, for many, a place of employment.

For the managers currently on staff, the South Plainfield ...

Middlesex Water Company Infrastructure Upgrades Poised to Detour Sampton Avenue Traffic

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Middlesex Water Company’s $10.0 million infrastructure upgrades to South Plainfield’s water mains and supply lines moves over to the Sampton Avenue section of South Plainfield beginning tomorrow. According to a release by both Middlesex Water Company and South Plainfield Mayor Matthew P. Anesh, the utility upgrades in the Sampton Avenue area are expected ...

NJ Government Shutdown: Pinkin Critical of Christie, Urges Compromise

TRENTON, NJ - Day Two of the shut down of New Jersey's government continued on Sunday after legislators failed to find a compromise on the 2018 state budget during an emergency meeting at the Statehouse Saturday, yet Governor Chirs Christie and his family are spending the holiday weekend at the governor's oceanfront retreat at Island Beach State Park, which has been closed to the ...

Cinderella's: N.J. Legislature Shuts State Down At Midnight Impacting Local Towns

 HOLMDEL, N.J. - It happened. 

Independence Day, Parks and...Government? These are typically not three words you would use in a sentence. However, when state politics becomes hyperlocal, TAPinto South Plainfield is there for you.

At midnight tonight, the daily operations of the State of New Jersey shut down. The elected leaders of the State of New ...

South Plainfield Police, Officials Speak Out Against Amended Bail Reform Act

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – In just six short months, the ramifications of New Jersey’s revised bail reform act are being felt in communities throughout the state, including here in South Plainfield. According to borough law enforcement officials, the amended act, which went into effect Jan 1, 2017, is 'extremely flawed.'

“There’s no longer any accountability and ...

Council Discusses New Recycling Schedule and My Waste APP

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Borough of South Plainfield has rejoined the Middlesex County Recycling Program and, as a result, a new curbside recycling schedule went into effect earlier this month. Under the change, the 10 collection sections currently in place throughout the municipality have been consolidated into two, with bi-weekly curbside pickup taking place throughout the ...

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"The "Snooki Bill" : Diegnan Bill Limiting Payment to Speakers at Public Institutions of Higher Education Signed by Governor

July 14, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick Diegnan to establish a new policy limiting the amount of state funds that can be used by a public institution of higher education to pay a commencement speaker, was signed by the Governor into law during the recent legislative session. The bill (S-2355) would prohibit a public institution of higher education from using ...